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Related to plane polarization: polarisation, Light polarization, Plane polarized light
(General Physics) a type of polarization in which the electric vector of waves of light or other electromagnetic radiation is restricted to vibration in a single plane
polarization of light in which the vibrations are confined to a single plane, that of the wave front.
plane-po•lar•ized (ˈpleɪnˈpoʊ ləˌraɪzd) adj.